Police investigating homicide at off-campus apartment

Emily Mills

The Kent Police Department is investigating a homicide at Lincolnwood Terrace Apartments.

Resident Franklin Benedict, 26, was found dead from gunshot wounds at 12:23 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8.

Kent Police requested assistance from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and the investigation is ongoing.

According to his Facebook page, Benedict was from Ashtabula and worked at Wal-Mart.

Lincolnwood Terrace is off of South Lincoln Street past Summit Street.

Those with any information are asked to call the Kent Police Department at (330) 673-7732.

Jimmy Miller contributed reporting.

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